Archive for July, 2010

 

That’s So Square

July 22nd, 2010

You may have noticed in a couple tutorials I’ve posted on here that I mention squaring your fabric. I don’t mean that you fold up your fabric, cut it into a square shape and you’re good to go. Squaring actually refers to making sure the warp and weft threads are exactly perpendicular to each other. [...]

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Crafting for a Cause: Local Causes

July 15th, 2010

Many crafters like crafting for personal pleasure or business and many crafters also like crafting for a charity or cause. With so many different options out there, where do you start? Well, a great place to start is right in your own neighborhood. The Hospital Your local hospital has many different areas where crafting is [...]

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Homemade Pasta Fun

July 12th, 2010

I have just recently discovered the joy of making my own pasta. It stems from the desire to eat healthier but I’m finding that it’s just plain fun. The dough is easy to make and after it’s made, you have an edible craft project just waiting to be made. I’m including a recipe for eggless [...]

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Tunisian Crochet in the Round

July 9th, 2010

My all time favorite yarn technique is Tunisian crochet. It’s called crochet because there are some basics that resemble crochet and it uses a crochet hook. The technique is growing in popularity and there are many good resources to get you started with this amazing stitch but there is one thing that seems to be [...]

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June Craft of the Month – Winner!

July 1st, 2010

The June Craft of the Month Contest on CraftForum.com was “Father’s Day”.  The winning entry was selected via Random.org and the winner received a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Make sure you enter the next contest for your chance to win! Congratulations Gma2rjc! Photo Tin Project You’ll need: -A container -pictures -ribbon (a color that coordinates with [...]

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